Published: Tue, February 23, 2016 @ 12:05 a.m.
With early voting underway and just 3 weeks until the primary …
By Marc Kovac
After months of campaigning by candidates and weeks of reminders about this week’s registration deadline, Ohio’s early-voting period officially opened for most residents last week, with in-person and mail-in ballots available for about a month.
Turnout could be higher than normal. Some people may opt to switch their political-party affiliation to vote for their candidate of choice. And marijuana won’t be an issue of concern this time.
Here are 10 things you should know about the state’s early voting period and next month’s primary election March 15:
1THE BASICS: You can vote by mail or in person between now and the day before Election Day.
Early in-person voting will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through March 4, then from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 7-11 – the last full week of early voting.
You also can cast ballots on two Saturdays (March 5 and 12) from 8 a.m. to 4…